Philip hails from Tacloban City. His family was severely affected during Typhoon Haiyan (super typhoon Yolanda) in 2013.
Their house and livelihood was washed out by the floods. Philip had to stop schooling because of lack of funds. In 2013, Project Malasakit enrolled him as a college scholar. He was able to pass the prestigious UPCAT and took up BS Accountancy at the University of the Philippines Tacloban Campus. He is a consistent dean’s lister and graduated cum laude in 2019. A few months later, he passed the Accountancy Board Exam
- Scholar since 2013
- UP Tacloban
- BS Accountancy